[whatwg] markup as authored in practice

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Sat Dec 2 14:07:39 PST 2006

On Sat, 02 Dec 2006 22:55:00 +0100, Robert Sayre <sayrer at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 12/2/06, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at opera.com> wrote:
>> There's probably no way you can serialize that document.
> Hmm, Sam's example displayed correctly in Safari, Firefox, Opera, and
> recent WebKit nightlies.

Yes. Rendering it is different from serializing it though. I agree that it  
has to work as it does.

> I don't think we need to settle this issue in December 2006, but I do
> think there is ample evidence of interoperable but undocumented
> behavior that HTML5 implementors will need to consider.
> <http://www.intertwingly.net/blog/2006/12/01/The-White-Pebble>
> That page works well with Opera and Firefox, and degrades gracefully
> in Safari 2 and Internet Explorer. It is not working well in recent
> WebKit nightlies, but I'm sure that is temporary.

I'm not sure I see the relation to HTML5.

Anne van Kesteren

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